The BCS Family Day Care Network is dedicated to providing parents with a safe, homey and educational environment for their children.
The BCS Family Day Care Network works closely with 70 child care providers licensed by the New York State Department of Health. Through our network, each child care provider has access to training and support services that translates into higher quality education for children cared for in their homes.
The BCS Family Day Care Network believes that every child has many gifts, and are equipped to learn and achieve great things. It is also our belief that parents are an essential part in the development and educational growth of their children.
The program is carefully designed to meet the needs of children ages six weeks old to four years old. The program encourages social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development. We are also committed to providing a safe, nurturing and healthy environment. The program consists of three specific components that combined together, provide the safest, healthiest environment for the children:
The Child Care and Adult Food Program
The food program is a NY State funded program that assists the provider with giving each child a balanced and healthy meal. Our program offers a morning snack, lunch and dinner. Each child is introduced to whole grains, fruits, vegetables and healthy meats. This program promotes healthy eating habits in order to reduce future health risk.
The Agency for Child Development Subsidy Program
This program allows parents to apply for a financial subsidy that helps make child care affordable for parents that are looking for work, are unemployed, attending school/training program or fall under a specific income range. As part of this program, the network is responsible for ensuring that providers are compliant with Department of Health licensing regulations, that each child is treated with dignity and respect and that their educational needs are being met on a daily basis. Providers are also assessed to ensure that there is no abuse, maltreatment or neglect to children placed in their care.
The Creative Curriculum
The Creative Curriculum promotes early childhood education. The BCS Network works with family day care providers to develop and implement lesson plans each week that meet the learning needs of each age group. Regular observation on each child's progress is documented to assess the stages of development. This process enables providers to give a nurturing and developmentally appropriate environment in which children can learn and grow.
Family DayCare Network
285 Myrtle Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11205